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What kind of HOMEGROWN are you?
Convenience Store Culinarian, Dirt Under My Fingernails City Slicker, Fill in the Blank
Fill in the blank:
Urban Agriculture Acolyte
A bit about me:
I like beets.
Latest greatest meal cooked at home:
I made fridge pickles - they were pretty great.
Currently reading:
'Community Gardening' by the Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Currently listening to:
BBC Radio 3
My latest DIY project:
Starting a community garden in my neighborhood.
Web site I recommend:

Kristen's Blog

Locavore Month: Week 1

red onion and jalepeno pickle

My Locavore Month is off to a slow start, I must admit.

Here's what I did this week:

- Shop at a Farmers’ Market or Farm Stand. I went to the Brooklyn Borough Hall Greenmarket last Thursday and bought cabbage, apples and pears (FINALLY), broccoli, bok choi (aw, dammit! this is still… Continue

Posted on September 7, 2011 at 1:45pm

Locavore Month! (posted from gezellig-girl.com)

2011 Locavore Challengs First, there was an earthquake, but it was small.

Then, a hurricane, which actually turned out to be not much of a hurricane after all but somehow that didn't make anything better.

Mid-hurricane, the center bar of my bed supporting the mattress snapped (and not even from doing anything fun).

Next, a new school semester started for me. In the first 24 hours,… Continue

Posted on August 31, 2011 at 10:38am

Comment Wall (2 comments)

At 10:05am on August 30, 2011, Cornelia said…
Hi Kristen - welcome to HOMEGROWN! Sorry about the delay in approving your profile - I must have been distracted by Irene. Enjoy the site and let me know if you have any questions.
At 3:16pm on August 31, 2011, Caroline Malcolm said…
Hey Kristen! I love the Locavore Month idea! It's amazing and I'll join you in the challenge! Do you work with NOFA-NY? How did this idea come about?

Glad to see you on HOMEGROWN! Enjoy the site.

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